Though he isn’t expected to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James is headed for free agency after he officially declined the player option in his contract Tuesday night.
Tennessee women’s basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, who died Tuesday from Alzheimer’s disease at age 64, visited Las Vegas to support her son in 2013.
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence, died Tuesday morning. She was 64.
Not every NBA superstar bailed on the 2016 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team as the final roster for Brazil was announced Monday.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will play three exhibition games in Nassau, Bahamas. The games are expected to be from Aug. 14 to 17.
Former UNLV basketball player Patrick McCaw agreed to a guaranteed two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors after being taken in the second round of NBA Draft on Thursday, according to Yahoo Sports.
Former UNLV player Patrick McCaw was taken with the eighth pick (38th overall) in the second round by the Milwaukee Bucks, who then traded his rights to the Golden State Warriors for cash. Three picks later, teammate Stephen Zimmerman Jr. went to the Orlando Magic.
Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed.
National Basketball Association champion LeBron James has decided to withdraw from U.S. Olympic basketball team consideration for the Rio Olympics, the cleveland.com website reported on Thursday.
Former UNLV players Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Patrick McCaw could get taken in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft. Derrick Jones Jr. might get selected late in the second round.